Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 81U of chapter 41 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the penultimate paragraph the following paragraph:-
In any town which accepts the provisions of this paragraph, the proceeds of any such bond or deposit shall be made available to the town for expenditure to meet the cost and expenses of the municipality in completing the work as specified in the approved plan. If such proceeds do not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars, the expenditure may be made without specific appropriation under section fifty-three of chapter forty-four; provided, however, that such expenditure is approved by the board of selectmen. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to cities or to towns having town councils.